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Tampico Tornado
Thurs., Nov. 7, 1940
Buried Here
Dr. and Mrs. Edwin TEMPLE, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur ALDRICH, Ed OLSSON, Fred OLSSON, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Pearson attended funeral services Thursday afternoon at two o'clock at the Wheelock funeral home in Rock Falls for Mrs. Maggie FRANCE OLSSON of Rock Falls who passed away at the Linton nursing home in Sterling on Monday afternoon.

Burial was in the family lot in the Tampico Memorial cemetery with Watson FRANCE of Rock Falls, Marvin HOLLIS, Sherman and Monroe BROWN  of Sterling, Edwin TEMPLE of Tampico and Leroy FRANCE of Dixon serving as pallbearers.

Maggie FRANCE, daughter of Solomon and Margaret FRANCE was born in Prophetstown township on June 10, 1862. On May 1, 1879f she married Joseph OLSSON. To this union two sons were born, Roy of Rock Falls and Vernon who died in 1904. Mr. OLSSON preceded his wife in death in 1938. She was a sister of the late Fred FRANCE of Tampico.

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